Tag: greater sage grouse

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, May 12

Written by | May 12th, 2011

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A sage grouse and a brown boobie walk into a bar… which has the best cool green news links?

  1. The story of the greater sage grouse is like “Dirty Dancing” meets “Shane,” writes Felicity Barringer. (Green)
  2. Jeopardy question: the largest solar rooftop installation in the U.S. will soon be on what favorite kids place? (EcoGeek)
  3. Global per capita car ownership is down since 2004–does this mean we’re getting less car dependent? (Treehugger)
  4. Is the Mississippi River flooding fueled by climate change? (Grist)
  5. Hop on the back of a young brown boobie and see what life is like for these seabirds–watch the video! (Wired)

State of the Birds 2010: Aridlands, Grasslands, and Forests

Written by | March 18th, 2010

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Birds of aridlands, grasslands and forests will be least affected by climate change, according to the State of the Birds 2010 report. But that doesn’t mean these species are out of the woods.

To List or Not to List: The Greater Sage-Grouse Dilemma

Written by | March 9th, 2010

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Should the greater sage grouse have protected status? Conservancy scientist Joseph Kiesecker explains the importance of a recent USFWS decision for people and nature in the western United States.

U.S. State of the Birds: A Report Whose Time Has Come

Written by | March 19th, 2009

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The first ever U.S. State of the Birds report was issued today, in hard copy with an accompanying web site. The Nature Conservancy also has launched a great website that pulls together the report, a map of U.S. bird habitat, and other important bird information. Why is this report so critical? Because it pulls together […]

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